PRO snippet – League opening

Saturday 21st April will see the opening rounds of the league championships and there are many interesting games to kick off the new season.

Division 1 Champions Dunbarton entertain Larne while runners up Belmont will welcome Pickie. Perennial challengers Ballymena will travel to Transport and Old Bleach will host newly promoted Ards.

In Division 2 an intriguing contest sees relegated Ballywalter entertain last years Div 3 Champions Dunbarton B. Mossley who also dropped down last season host Downpatrick in another top tie.

Larne B took the Div 4 title last year and will start their Division 3 campaign at home to Cliftonville A. Two other famous names clash when Shaftesbury travel to CI Knock.

Top game in Division 4 sees newly promoted Ards B play local rivals Comber. In Division 5 it’s Forth River versus Albert Foundry in the tie of week one.